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How Well Do You Know The World You Live In?

Don't even think about reaching for the Google search bar.

  1. 1. Is Brunei a country or capital city?

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    Brunei is a country! Its capital city is Bandar Seri Begawan.

  2. 2. And where is Brunei located again?

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    Brunei is located in Southeastern Asia.

  3. 3. Is Kyrgyzstan a real country?

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    It sure is a country! Located in Asia.

  4. 4. What do you call people from Zimbabwe?

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  5. 5. How about people from Qatar?

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  6. 6. And those from Nepal?

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  7. 7. What land mass is bigger: France or the state of California?

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    France is about 30% bigger!

  8. 8. What land mass is bigger: Germany or the state of Texas?

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    The state of Texas basically = Germany + a piece of France + Belgium + Netherlands + half of Czech Republic.

  9. 9. Wait — do people live in Antarctica?

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    There is no permanent residence on Antarctica, but up to 1,000 people live there seasonally each year, usually for research.

  10. 10. Where is the driest place on Earth?

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    The valleys of Antarctica have not seen any rainfall for 2 million years.

  11. 11. Where can you find the biggest Jewish population in the world?

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    Studies suggest 46% of the world's Jews reside in North America. In fact, you can find more Jewish people in New York City than in Tel Aviv.

  12. 12. And what country holds the highest Christian population percentage?

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    Approximately 97.7% of Nicaragua's population identifies with some degree of orthodox Christianity.

  13. 13. What country has the highest obesity rate?

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    The United States has been the reigning champ in world obesity, but recent studies place Mexico above all other nations as the most obese in 2013.

  14. 14. What's stronger: the yen in Japan or the peso in Mexico?

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    Wrong! 

    ¥ 1 equals $0.13 (Mexican pesos)

  15. 15. True or false: Africa has never seen snow.

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    Yes, it snows in parts of Africa. In fact, there are even ski resorts in Morocco!

  16. 16. And approximately how many countries are there in Africa?

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    There are 54 countries in the continent of Africa! How many can you name off the top of your head?

  17. 17. Finally, where did CNN go wrong?

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    CNN made a major oops by labeling the city in South America on a map! Lolz.

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